Business Resources

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

SBDC to Offer Free Workshop
The Western Maryland Regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer a free workshop - Doing Business With the Federal Government - Intro to Government Contracting on July 25th.
IRS Offers Free Small Business Tax Tools
Small business owners have 24/7 access to a new tool from the IRS.
Free Market Data Available Through Census Business Builder Tool 
If you're looking for FREE market data to help you start or grow your small business, the U.S.Census Bureau has a great tool.
MDOT's Office of Minority Business Enterprise Conducts Free Monthly Workshop
MDOT's Office of Minority Business Enterprise conducts a free monthly workshop for firms interested in applying for certification as a Minority, Disadvantaged, and/or Small Business Enterprise.
Training Offered by the Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs
"Amp Up Your Small Business" is an interactive class to help small businesses gain a greater insight into the various aspects of doing business with the state of Maryland.
Mountain MD Tech Network to Host Forum
Learn more about how to support and fund your small business through panel discussions and networking at Mountain MD Tech Network's upcoming forum.
Is Your Business Export Ready?
If you aren’t sure how to start exporting, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service makes it easy on export.gov.
Small Business Success Virtual Conference to be Held June 8th
A Small Business Success Virtual Conference powered by SCORE and Verisign will be held on June 8, 2017, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Business Opportunities in Southeast Asia
Take advantage of an opportunity to learn about Southeast Asia trade policy and business opportunities.
SBA Schedules Small Business Resource Days
Learn about the many small business financing options available through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) by attending one of its scheduled Small Business Resource Days.
MD World Class Consortia to Hold LEAN Workshop
The Maryland World Class Consortia will hold a one-day LEAN Overview Workshop to provide a basic introduction to LEAN principles and tools.
MD Business Works Program - Back by Popular Demand
The Maryland Department of Labor is eager to partner with Maryland’s businesses to support employer strategies for retention, growth expansion, and layoff aversion.
SBA to Host Lending Series
Are you new to SBA lending? Register now for SBA's Introduction to SBA Lending series
Meet Jodi McClintock, Garrett County's SBDC Business Consultant
A Garrett County native, Jodi has a background in business and leadership. She has 20 years' experience managing and growing businesses.
DOL Overtime Webinar for Small Businesses to be Held
The U.S. .Department of Labor and the Small Business Administration will present an informational webinar on the new overtime rule that becomes effective December 1, 2016 for small businesses.